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Review: Lewis's Moneyball

Michael Lewis

Moneyball is among the top couple of books Michael Lewi. Its on one level a story of the Oakland As and how they do well with almost no money by capitalizing on a new way of looking at baseball that was developed by Bill James, one of the great baseball statisticians of all time.* Its also about larger trends in sports (and the world) toward analytics. 137 more words


Any manager would struggle at Liverpool - FSG's approach is holding them back

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers decided to use his post-match interview after their crucial victory over Aston Villa at the weekend to slap all his doubters in the face, trying to convince us all that there was never a problem in the first place: “There’s a hysteria around the club. 992 more words

Brentford's Moneyball experiment hits the skids

Brentford have sacked head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen after nine matches and placed Lee Carsley in charge until the end of the season.

Dijkhuizen’s assistant, Roy Hendriksen, has also left the Championship club. 371 more words


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Yoga Berra

Yogi Berra’s baseball exploits as a New York Yankees catching great spoke for themselves. He spoke for himself in a charmingly fractured way that introduced “Yogi-isms” such as “It’s déjà vu all over again” into the American lexicon. 813 more words

I'm Tired Of Being Ordinary

Moneyball (2011)

We may never lose again.

So says a fan-made poster in one of the archival shots from Bennett Miller’s Moneyball. It’s a yellow poster with green marker-drawn capital letters on it, held overhead by an unseen Oakland A’s fan. 777 more words

Aaron Sorkin

Film 91 | Moneyball


Now we come to a personal favourite of mine, and a film I sometimes think I could watch every single day and never become bored. 966 more words

The Big Short Trailer. Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell!

What a Cast!

From the book by Michael Lewis , writer of Moneyball and The Blind Side.